branson http://kbia.org en Missouri home to the cheapest gas in the country http://kbia.org/post/missouri-home-cheapest-gas-country <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri drivers are paying less at the pump than drivers in any other state right now. Missouri is currently home to the cheapest gas in the nation with the average gas price in the state at $3.05 per gallon.</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:22:03 +0000 Jenn Croft 41722 at http://kbia.org Missouri home to the cheapest gas in the country See what it's like to ride Outlaw Run in Branson [video] http://kbia.org/post/see-what-its-ride-outlaw-run-branson-video <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Earlier this week people were all aflutter with the introduction of Outlaw Run, a new roller coaster in Silver Dollar City.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:06:19 +0000 Scott Pham 30435 at http://kbia.org See what it's like to ride Outlaw Run in Branson [video] Branson mourns loss of singer Andy Williams http://kbia.org/post/branson-mourns-loss-singer-andy-williams <p>Performers and officials in Branson are mourning the loss of singer Andy Williams, who has died at age 84.</p><p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 22:46:33 +0000 Associated Press 21844 at http://kbia.org Branson mourns loss of singer Andy Williams Newscast for March 14, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-14-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><p>MU’s Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute will cease to exist. The nuclear engineering department has been split in two, with the transition expected to be finalized by July 1. KBIA’s Nick Gass gauged the reaction among student and faculty researchers.</p></li><li><p>Three Missouri communities will share more than $62,000 in federal grants for historic preservation projects.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:44:51 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 10535 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 14, 2012 Newscast for March 9, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-9-2012 <p>This is regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A look back as state legislators take their spring break</li><li>Governor Nixon sends off a troop from the Missouri National Guard</li><li>Branson city officials assess the damage after February&#39;s tornado</li><li>Columbia officials revise their Enhanced Enterprise Zone plans</li><li>Columbia residents to vote on funding for Columbia Public Schools Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:46:06 +0000 Brian Pepoon 10296 at http://kbia.org Branson officials assess tornado damage http://kbia.org/post/branson-officials-assess-tornado-damage <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Branson city officials said they were mostly happy with the emergency response to a tornado that hit the tourist city in February.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">City officials met Thursday to assess the response and tally damage.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 21:46:20 +0000 Associated Press 10285 at http://kbia.org Branson officials assess tornado damage Missouri insurance group foresees premium increases http://kbia.org/post/missouri-insurance-group-foresees-premium-increases <p>Recent natural disasters will affect more than just those Missourians living in disaster areas. Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:20:16 +0000 Micah Smith 10039 at http://kbia.org Meterorologists determine size of southern Missouri storms http://kbia.org/post/meterorologists-determine-size-southern-missouri-storms <p>Storm teams with the National Weather Service spent much of Wednesday studying storm damage in Southern Missouri. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 16:40:24 +0000 9783 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 1, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-1-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>More coverage of storms in southern Missouri.</li><li>Missouri unemployment rate falls.</li><li>Gov. Jay Nixon releases millions for K-12 budget.</li></ul> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 15:19:05 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 9779 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 1, 2012 Branson hospital treats over 30 after tornado http://kbia.org/post/branson-hospital-treats-over-30-after-tornado <p>A hospital in Branson treated 32 people in the hours after a tornado hit the tourist destination. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:25:20 +0000 Associated Press 9692 at http://kbia.org Republican Senate hopefuls square off in Branson http://kbia.org/post/republican-senate-hopefuls-square-branson <p>Two of Missouri's three Republican senatorial candidates are expected to meet in a debate in Branson.</p><p>U.S. Rep. Todd Akin and former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman both have committed to participate in Monday night's debate. The third candidate — St. Louis businessman John Brunner — is not planning to attend.</p><p>All three Republicans are seeking to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in the November elections.</p><p>Monday's debate is to be held at the Branson High School Auditorium, which has room for several hundred people.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:27:04 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7953 at http://kbia.org Republican Senate hopefuls square off in Branson